Brazil to host FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2027



ISTANBUL – Brazil will host the 2027 Women's World Cup, the 10th edition of the football event, FIFA Congress announced in Thailand on Friday.

"At the 74th FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Brazil was announced as the host nation of the 10th FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in 2027, becoming the first South American nation to host the tournament," FIFA said in a statement.

Brazil garnered 119 votes during the bidding, followed by Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany.

Since the inaugural tournament in China in 1991, at least one edition has been hosted by Sweden, the US, Germany, Canada, France, Australia, and New Zealand. (Anadolu)